NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:40:16.0
Declination: +5:4:37
Constellation: VIR
Visual Magnitude: 14.4

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1830
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: vF, R, am pB st
Sub-type: S

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5261 17.5" (4/28/90): very faint, very small, round, faint stellar nucleus. Located 4' ENE of a mag 9.5 star. A curving arc of four equally spaced mag 12-13.5 stars follows.